Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant completely de-energized due to russian missile attack - Energoatom 03/09/2023 12:14:45. Total views 276. Views today — 2.

As a result of russian missile attack on the night of March 9, the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant was completely de-energized. This was reported by the press service of Energoatom.

"Today, March 9, at 3:53 am, as a result of the russian missile attack, the last remaining power line linking the occupied Zaporizhzhia NPP to the Ukrainian power system was disconnected. The plant has gone into blackout mode for the sixth time since its occupation. Currently, power units 5 and 6 are being put in a cold state, 18 diesel generators were turned on to cover the ZNPP's own power needs", - the state-owned company said.

"There is enough fuel for the generators for 10 days. The countdown has begun. If it is impossible to resume the external power supply to the NPP during this time, an accident with radiation threat for the whole world may occur", - Energoatom noted.

The company also emphasized that the rest of Ukrainian nuclear power plants have unloaded their capacity due to the threat of missile attacks.

Earlier it was reported that, as a result of the night rashist missile attack, Zhytomyr was left without water supply and electricity.